Mystical Union Is Not a Fairytale — It’s Child’s Play

Twenty-five years ago, my husband discovered a book at a Trappist monastery which questioned my basic premise about the nature of reality, rekindled joy in my drooping spirit then challenged me to change and to live in mystical union with Christ.  Although many Carmelites might not recommend this book as a valid description of pure…… Continue reading Mystical Union Is Not a Fairytale — It’s Child’s Play

The Joyful, Easy, Prayer of the Heart

I can live on many levels, in my mind , my wounded emotions or I can let go of my exterior self and go deeper into my  inner spirit. Thou must be emptied of that wherewith thou art full, that thou mayest be filled with that whereof thou art empty. Saint Augustine When I simple allow my…… Continue reading The Joyful, Easy, Prayer of the Heart

7 QT Friday: All About the Heart

I have to dedicate this post to a phrase that pierced my heart today. It brought tears to my eyes . It is not originally from a Catholic, or even a Christian but from someone I have never heard of. Although he does seem well-known on the internet. This quote is very similar to biblical…… Continue reading 7 QT Friday: All About the Heart